boundary value analysis


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boundary value analysis

(programming)
A test data selection technique in which values are chosen to lie along data extremes. Boundary values include maximum, minimum, just inside/outside boundaries, typical values, and error values. The hope is that, if a systems works correctly for these special values then it will work correctly for all values in between.
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Boundary value analysis, conditional value analysis, error guessing, and error seeding tests are supported.
There is even less evidence of automated test case generation related to non-functional system attributes such as Boundary Value Analysis and Testing specifically to satisfy ISO 26262.
Equivalence partitioning, Boundary Value Analysis, Category Partitioning) are based on the model that the input space of the test object may be divided into subsets based on the assumption that all points in the same subset result in a similar behavior from the test object.